Ethan Bakuli, Chalkbeat

Ethan Bakuli, Chalkbeat

Reporter, Chalkbeat Detroit

Ethan Bakuli covers Detroit public schools for its students, parents, and teachers. Previously, he covered race, education, housing, and inaffordability as a reporter for the Burlington Free Press in Vermont. Prior to that, Ethan spent nearly two years as an intern instructor at New England Public Media's Media Lab program, where he taught student journalists to report on topics such as food insecurity and mental health.

A coalition called Every School Day Counts has been at it since 2012.

Two other district staffers also lost their jobs: One for bringing a loaded gun on district property, and the other for assaulting a student.

Expected hot weather prompted the Detroit Public Schools Community District’s superintendent to preemptively call for early dismissals Wednesday through Friday.

On Sept. 22, DPSD updated its policy for quarantining unvaccinated students. Parents have wondered when their child is required to stay home.